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Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Best Buy to locate internet sales hub in San Marcos

A new Best Buy internet retail sales operation center will start with 25 employees and add more in coming years under an economic development incentive agreement approved today by San Marcos and Hays County officials.

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Video: San Marcos council clears way for new H-E-B on Wonder World Drive

After more than three and a half hours of discussion, the San Marcos City Council approved measures Tuesday night that will allow San Antonio-based H-E-B Grocery Co. to build a grocery store at the northwestern corner of...

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

McCarty, Centerpoint exits to close for tax-free weekend

The northbound McCarty Lane exit ramp and southbound Centerpoint Road exit ramp will be closed 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 to accommodate increased traffic at the outlet malls during sales tax-free weekend.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Video: San Marcos P&Z approves H-E-B plans for new Wonder World store

H-E-B’s plans for a new grocery store at the intersection of Hunter Road and Wonder World Drive won a favorable recommendation on Tuesday from the San Marcos Planning & Zoning Commission.

Sunday, July 24th, 2016

H-E-B seeks approval for third San Marcos store

San Antonio-based HEB Grocery Co. is seeking zoning changes to allow construction of a third San Marcos store at the northwestern corner of high-traffic Hunter Road and Wonder World Drive.

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Chuy’s to lease space in Springtown Center

A popular Austin-based Tex-Mex chain has signed a lease to open a restaurant in San Marcos this summer.

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

First responders prepare for Black Friday outlet shoppers

San Marcos first responders will step up their presence and traffic control by the outlet malls over the Black Friday shopping weekend.

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Interactive: Springtown, Thorpe Lane redevelopment explorer

When anchor tenants — Target, Beall’s, JC Penney and Best Buy — relocated in 2009 to the Stone Creek Crossing and Red Oak Village retail developments down the interstate, Springtown Center was left mostly vacant at the...

Friday, August 28th, 2015

By the Numbers:’s outsized building plans for San Marcos

PART 1 of 2 | The number is easy to say — 855,000 square feet — but exactly how big is that? Wrap your brain around Amazon’s forthcoming San Marcos distribution hub by comparing its footprint to...

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

It’s a deal: Amazon picks San Marcos for massive distribution hub, Inc. today announced plans to open a fifth Texas fulfillment center in San Marcos.

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